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S. 796 (117th): Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021

A bill to codify maternity care coordination programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Tammy Duckworth

Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Mar 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 30, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 30, 2021.

Pub.L. 117-69

7 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 2 Republicans)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 346: Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021

Introduced on Feb 22, 2021. 4% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 959: Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021

Introduced on Feb 8, 2021. 4% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 958: Protecting Moms Who Served Act

Passed House (Senate next) on May 12, 2021. 72% incorporated. (compare text)


Mar 17, 2021

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 7, 2021
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 11, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Nov 16, 2021
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 30, 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 796 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 796. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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